The way law enforcement charges for marijuana possession is changing. With big movements toward legalization – Colorado and Washington now permit marijuana for recreational use – the decriminalization of marijuana possession has begun.
According to an article from Time, Washington D.C.’s City Council recently voted to scale back the penalties for possessing up to one ounce of marijuana. This is a big move from our nation’s capital and, despite wariness from the federal government, many other states are making the same move. [Read more…]